Slippery When Wet by Geoff Dickinson

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"Readers’ enjoyment of Slippery When Wet will depend largely on their tolerance for lowbrow humor. The novel features a great many slapstick pratfalls, most of them sexual or scatological in nature. Mike’s randy attempt to flirt with a dinner companion, which results in his genitals being mauled by a dog, is a salient example."
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Slippery When Wet follows Mike Tyler, the villain from the novel Jinxies Wish, to his new life in Hong Kong. Mike Tyler leaves the UK and goes to Hong Kong to try to revive his career in publishing and to start a new life. Security expert Jack Beecham goes to Hong Kong on vacation and to meet with Joe Tan to look at his personal and business security needs. Joe is an electronics manufacturing genius with a major empire but is troubled by security threats to both his business and his family. Joe makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse, and Jack moves to Hong Kong. Mike settles in well as a publisher of consumer magazines in Hong Kong and initially reverts to his old habits of being manipulative and devious to pursue power and glory. Mira Tan, the beautiful daughter of Joe, is an editor on a womens fashion magazine. She is smart and headstrong. Joe would like his daughter to work in the family business, but she insists on working in magazine publishing despite her fathers disapproval. Mike sets about trying to romance Mira as he can see a fast-track route to riches. Despite Mikes initial bad motives, he falls deeply in love with Mira. To Mike and Jacks surprise, they develop a friendship and everything is looking good. Jack falls for Joe Tans PA, Lanie, unaware that she and her son, Gary, were plotting revenge on Joe and his family. Mike is caught in bed with Lanie by Joe, and everything falls apart for Mike. He loses Mira and his job, and his whole world falls apart. Mike and Jack uncover Garys plot to seek revenge on Joe and his family, and they are forced to unite to try to protect the family. Will Mike and Jack prevail and save the family and will Mike manage to win Mira back?
 

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Published August 24, 2016 by Xlibris UK. 216 pages
Genres: Romance, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Above average
on Nov 14 2016

"Readers’ enjoyment of Slippery When Wet will depend largely on their tolerance for lowbrow humor. The novel features a great many slapstick pratfalls, most of them sexual or scatological in nature. Mike’s randy attempt to flirt with a dinner companion, which results in his genitals being mauled by a dog, is a salient example."

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